Historic Detroit

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St. Mary's Catholic Church - Old photos

Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, circa 1885.

The original parish house can be seen to the immediate south of the church.

The spires of St. Mary's can be seen towering over the pre-motor Motor City. Note the wooden sidewalks.

The St. Mary's grotto in 1931

St. Mary's grotto in 1930